English poetry

Poems in English

A Letter

a penny for your thoughts my dear how are you Got things to tell got to stand naked before you […]

Prologue

1/ The taste of a poem Is in the relishing Sweet, sour or bitter Cold, lukewarm or hot The test […]

Sonnet II: Farewell Song

Let me for somewhere I should stroll Bid thee farewell. You, eternal wonder That enthralls my soul, will always tolls […]

K. A

Like this morning when white was all over I was the snow, you the soil. When my sun rises I […]

Bless ’em beggars, buskers, street vendors

bless ’em beggars, buskers, street vendors Breastfeeding mothers, fathers weather- Beaten, misplaced babies, outofschoolboys&girls Enduring with furious fidelity Everyday musk […]

Be Not Too Proud

(In loving memories of my father; Born June 22, 1938 – March 25, 2006) Though Thou succeeded finally In shunning […]

After School

tell me one good thing You did to yourself today And tell me another That you did to others Let […]

A Koi

To recall nothing past And expect nothing yet to pass To never suffer from boredom Or give in to fiefdom […]

A Slide

a) An old and rusty slide Made derelict by one’s Misplaced innocence B) I’ll recognize him Once I see his […]

Everybody is an Ezing!

everybody is an Ezing to themselves! Oh yes, because reality does not exist, Oh no, even when it seems so. […]

A Brand New Life

1/ My dearest child, my dearest love Come to Ayah, who has just come My dearest star, my brightest sun […]

Either

if you are young and bright At one and twenty, go to a: If you are old and gray At […]

Poem for My Wife

This morning when we woke up The meat cages still locked us up* We took a bath so they’d look […]

Epilogue

I have refused to refuse to publish This book of poetry Today they’ve found Over a hundred poems In this […]

On Thinking Faculty

1/ One sorriest thing in life is our capacity With which we think that we think. Some do it with […]

Doggy

To: S in OC Our doggy Needs to be warned To not approach mr. w’s house A neighborly grin yesterday […]

A Friday Prayer

Before the midnoon sermon was a starter He had sat quietly on the corner, His mien dripping with wudhu water […]

Mysterious Humanity

I shall tell you stories about scores of troops Sent to the distant Croatian borders Medical soldiers of fortune with […]

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